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Bradford Networks

September 18, 2013 09:00 ET

Utah Valley University Hosts Webinar to Discuss Campus-Wide BYOD Initiative With Bradford Networks

Second Largest Institution of Higher Learning in Utah Will Outline Steps to Enable Secure BYOD Across Campus

CAMBRIDGE, MA--(Marketwired - Sep 18, 2013) - Bradford Networks™, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced that customer Utah Valley University (UVU) will host a webinar to outline the process it took to enable secure Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) for its 33,000 students and 5,000 faculty members across its campus. Duke Heaton, Network Engineer at UVU, will lead the webinar and share real-world advice based on his experiences.

Duke Heaton, Network Engineer at UVU

According to the Bradford Networks 'Impact of BYOD on Education' global survey, 85 percent of education institutions currently allow some form BYOD on their school networks despite network security concerns. For UVU, BYOD is not just a "nice to have" feature, but an integral part of the university experience. In this webinar Duke will outline the specific steps he took to enable BYOD across the UVU campus.

During this webinar Duke will discuss:

  • The process of defining UVU's BYOD project and selecting the right technologies
  • Automating the onboarding process for thousands of student-owned devices
  • Provisioning the appropriate level of network access through flexible policies for faculty, students and guests
  • Ensuring devices are safe before they gain access to the network
  • Providing simple, safe network access for guests that complies with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
  • Lessons learned and advice for universities looking to implement similar BYOD projects

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. EDT

To register for this webinar please visit:

Duke Heaton will present "Getting Schooled on BYOD at Utah Valley University: Lessons Learned" live during the EDUCAUSE Conference Wednesday, October 16 from 3:40 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and will address audience questions immediately after the presentation.

About Bradford Networks 
Bradford Networks offers the best solution to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices. The company's flexible Network Sentry solution is the first network security offering that can automatically identify all devices and all users on a network, providing complete visibility and control. Unlike vendor-specific network security products, Network Sentry provides a view across all brands of network equipment and connecting devices eliminating the network blind spots that can introduce risk. Network Sentry is now used by more than 900 enterprise customers worldwide in markets such as healthcare, financial services, retail, government, education and more. For more information, please visit

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